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National Express Bus Company -New Information On Griffith Drive Bus Services!

Councillor Phil Bateman said Today- “National Express Bus Company in the last hour has sent me an updated schedule for local NXWM buses that will be using the Griffith Drive on Monday, when the road works start. Please read the NEW arrangements and share the information with bus users in your family, or friends.”

Diversions for Griffiths Drive in Wolverhampton will affect the 59 & 69 services from 21/09/20.
The works are in 6 phases, weekdays only, 09:30-15:30 (weather dependent).
More phases of work to follow throughout October.

Phase 1 + 2
Monday 21 – Wednesday 23 September 2020 0930-1530 only
Griffiths Drive closed in both directions from its junction with Griffiths Drive island and Southall Road, and in both directions from its junction with Griffiths Drive island and Ashmore Avenue.

Diversions to 59 bus service
Service 59 to Ashmore Park – from Lichfield Road: left Linthouse Lane, right Griffiths Drive and continue onto normal line of route to Ecclestone Road bus stop
Service 59 to Wolverhampton – from Griffiths Drive: use Ecclestone Road to turn around back onto Griffiths Drive, then reverse of above to get back to Lichfield Road towards Wolverhampton

Diversions to 69 bus service
Service 69 to Walsall – from Linthouse Lane: continue straight over island, left Lichfield Road, continue straight onto normal line of route
Service 69 to Wolverhampton – reverse of above

Phase 3
Thursday 24 September – Friday 25 September 2020, 09:30-15:30 only
Griffiths Drive closed in both directions from its junction with Ecclestone Road and Southall Road.

Diversions to 59 bus service
Service 59 to Ashmore Park – from Griffiths Drive (Ecclestone bus stop): use Ecclestone Road to turn around back onto Griffiths Drive, continue anti-clockwise around Griffiths Drive, right Peacock Avenue and follow normal line of route

Phase 4
Monday 28 September – Wednesday 30 September 2020, 09:30-15:30 only
Griffiths Drive will be closed in both directions from its junction with Ecclestone Road and Higgs Road.

Diversions to 59 bus service
Service 59 to Ashmore Park – from Griffiths Drive (Higgs Road bus stop): anti-clockwise around Griffiths Drive, right Peacock Avenue and follow normal line of route

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Phil Bateman

Phil Bateman is Married to Mary and lives in Wednesfield North. He was a long serving local politician having served previously on the now defunct West Midlands County Council... read more

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